The timetable below is the preliminary schedule.  The schedule is subject to change.

Confirmed Invited Speakers:
*We are still adjusting some speakers’ presentation times and some of them are not included in the timetable.

Harald Groeger (Bielefeld University, Germany)
Magali Remaud-Simeon (INSA Toulouse, France)
Sophie Barbe (Toulouse Biotechnology Institute, Bio & Chemical Engineering, France)
James Morrison (GlaxoSmithKline, USA)
Todd Hyster (Cornell University, USA)
Jian-He Xu (East China University of Science and Technology, China)
Paola Laurino (Okinawa Inst. of Sci. & Tech. Graduate Univ., Japan)

Friday, September 30

[JSEE]: Recommended by Japanese Society of Enzyme Engineering
[SBCJ]: Recommended by The Society of Biocatalysis Japan

9:30-9:35Opening Ceremony

Keynote Speech 1
KS 01
Yasuhisa Asano (Toyama Prefectural University, Japan)
Digital methods for the enzyme discovery, development and application for synthesis of chiral molecules

10:00-11:40Oral Session 1
Hiroshi Kanzaki (Okayama University, Japan) [SBCJ]
Microbial conversion process of an olive leaf extract to produce a novel antioxidative compound B-olivol® as a cosmetic
Ryotaro Hara (Kyoto University, Japan) [JSEE]
Identification and characterization of microbial proline hydroxylases for regio- and stereo-selective synthesis of hydroxyproline isomers
Yoshihiko Hirose (Enzyme Techno, Japan) [SBCJ]
Application of hydratases for the enzymatic production of hydroxy-functionalized molecules
Kenji Oki (Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Japan) [JSEE]
Biological Production of Methacrylate Esters
11:40-12:30Lunch Break
12:30-13:30Poster Session
(Odd Number & Research Results Presentation of Biotechnology Research Center, Toyama Prefectural University) 
13:30-14:40Oral Session 2
Toshiaki Fukui (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) [JSEE]
Metabolic engineering for microbial synthesis of biodegradable polyesters from various carbon sources
Tohru Dairi (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Conversion of DHA synthase to EPA synthase based on the control mechanism of carbon chain length
OS2-03 [Zoom]
Bing-Yi Yang (East China University of Science and Technology, China)
Clean Synthesis of Ursodeoxycholic Acid Using a 7β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase from Roseococcus sp.
15:00-16:15Oral Session 3
Shogo Nakano (University of Shizuoka, Japan)
Development of genetic algorithm-based consensus protein design method to generate highly functional enzymes
Ryota Mizushima (SyntheticGestalt, K.K., Japan)
Machine Learning-based Enzyme Function Classifier Enables Prediction of Novel PETases
IL1-01 [Zoom]
Sophie Barbe (Amineo)
AI-powered Protein Design
16:30-17:45Invited Lecture 1 [Zoom]
Magali Remaud-Simeon (INSA Toulouse, France)
Increasing the chemical space of glycopolymers and glyconjugates with natural and engineered catalysts
Yannick Malbert (SWEETECH SAS, France)
SWEETECH : a story from the lab to the startup
Jian-He Xu (East China University of Science and Technology, China)
Biorefinery of renewable limonene and oleic acid into functional chemicals by designing multi-enzymatic routes

Saturday, October 1

9:30-9:55Keynote Speech 2
KS 2
Harald Groeger (Bielefeld University, Germany)
Novel synthetic pathways to industrial chemicals by combining chemo-and biocatalysis
9:55-11:10Invited Lecture 2 [Zoom]
Todd Hyster (Cornell University, USA)
Photoenzymatic Catalysis – Using Light to Reveal New Enzyme Functions
James Morrison (GlaxoSmithKline, USA)
An Amidation Platform for API Manufacture
Paola Laurino (Okinawa Inst. of Sci. & Tech. Graduate Univ., Japan)
Insertions and Deletions (InDels): Hopeful monster for protein engineering?
11:10-12:10Poster Session
13:00-14:35Oral Session 4
Kengo Kasama (University of Toyama, Japan) [SBCJ]
Lipase-catalyzed enantioselective synthesis of C1-symmetric axially chiral heterocyclic biaryls
Richiro Ushimaru (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Stereodivergent cyclopropanation catalyzed by nonheme iron enzymes
Takuto Kumano (University of Tsukuba, Japan) [JSEE]
Screening and identification of enzymes involved in a cleavage of the C-C bond in C-glycoside catabolism
Haruyuki Atomi (Kyoto University, Japan)
Lipoyl-protein biosynthesis in the hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus kodakarensis
14:50-16:25Oral Session 5
Maika Yamashita (Keio University, Japan) [SBCJ]
Encapsulation of hydrophobic photocatalyst in protein nanocage TIP60
Shunsuke Kato (Osaka University, Japan)
Evolutionary Engineering of a Cp*Rh(III)-linked Artificial Metalloenzyme for Isoquinoline synthesis via C(sp2)‒H Bond Activation
Kazunori Yoshida (Amano Enzyme Inc. Japan) [SBCJ]
Creation of useful industrial lipase through protein engineering
Yuan-E Lee (University of Toyama, Japan)
Dual engineering of olivetolic acid cyclase and tetraketide synthase to generate longer alkyl-chain olivetolic acid analogs
16:25Closing Remarks & Poster Award